Articles on ‘West End’

Sally Bourne talks longevity in the industry

Sally Bourne talks longevity in the industry

So often we can become preoccupied with becoming established in this industry, especially as fresh graduates; it can be hard to think beyond the first few years of your career. Longevity in this business, actually sustaining a career as a performer that lasts for more than 30 years, is often an incredibly difficult thing. But… Read more.

Our Oz Simba heads to the West End’s Lion King!

Nick Afoa as Simba – He Lives In You. The Lion King Sydney. Image by Deen van Meer

  Nicholas Afoa, who stole hearts as Simba in the recent Australian tour of The Lion King, has just taken over the role of lion who just can’t wait to be King on London’s West End! The Lion King has been running on the West End in London’s Lyceum Theatre since 1999. It is currently the sixth longest-running musical… Read more.

Suzie Mathers to play Glinda in WICKED, London

Back in the bubble: Suzie Mathers will return as Glinda in WICKED from 12 February 2015. Image by Maye Wong

Australian leading lady Suzie Mathers is set to join the West End production of WICKED as Glinda in September this year. Suzie began her WICKED journey with the show as an off stage vocal swing on the Australian production when it premiered in Melbourne in 2008 before taking over the role of Glinda for the 2011… Read more.

A Clockwork Orange – sneak peek

We have some exclusive video footage of Action to the Word‘s critically acclaimed, all-male theatrical production of Anthony Burgess’s ground-breaking novel, A Clockwork Orange.  Set to tour Australia in 2013, A Clockwork Orangeis an unapologetic, visceral exploration of humanity in a “fictional” world full of violence, corruption and redemption. Written and narrated in Nadsat – an… Read more.

Direct from London: A Clockwork Orange set to tour Australia, 2013

Breaking News: Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange to tour Australia in 2013 It was confirmed today that Action to the Word’s acclaimed all-male live production of Anthony Burgess’s ground-breaking novel, A Clockwork Orange will tour Australia in 2013. Direct from London’s West End (Soho Theatre) the production will arrive on Australian soil in April 2013 for a limited… Read more.

One Man, Two Guvnors will tour Australia in 2013

One Man, Two Guvnors will tour Australia in 2013

Got a riddle for you, guvnor: The Melbourne Theatre Company love it, the Sydney Theatre Company are thrilled to present it, and the Adelaide Festival couldn’t wait to announce it as part of the 2013 lineup. What is it? The National Theatre of Great Britain’s smash hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, of course! One Man,… Read more.